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A chronology of key events in Burma's history with an emphasis on the Rohingya (Holocaust Memorial Museum, 2020)

A Savage Dreamland: Journeys in Burma (Eimer, David. Bloomsbury, 2019)

"My heart cries": For one Rohingya refugee, a dream of home that may never be fulfilled (Wells, Matthew. Vox, September 2019)

The two-year Rohingya crisis in three timelapse satellite GIFs (The New Humanitarian, August 2019)

The Misuses of Histories and Historiography by the state in Myanmar: The Case of Rakhine and Rohingya (Charney, Michael W. SOAS, 2019)

Top Rohingya-hosting countries (Anadolu Agency, August 2019)

Registration gives many Rohingya refugees identification for the first time (UNHCR, May 2019)

Rohingya Refugee Crisis and Ethno-Religious Conflict in South EastAsia: From Burma to Bangladesh and Back (Canefe, Nergis. Refugee Watch 51 & 52, December 2018)

Rohingyas: The Emergence of a Stateless Population (Basu Ray Chaudhury, Sabyasachi. Refugee Watch 51 & 52, December 2018)

Rohingya: The History of a Muslim Identity in Myanmar (Leider, Jacques. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Asian History, 2018)

Rohingya Ethnic Muslim Minority and the 1982 Citizenship Law in Burma (Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs, November 2017)

Memories of Burmese Rohingya Refugees: Contested Identity and Belonging (Farzana, Kazi Fahmida. New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2017)

Notes on a series of cultural and historical articles about Arakan written between 1959 and 1966 by Mohammed A Tahir Ba Tha of Buthidaung (Tonkin, Derek. 2017)

Timeline: Being Rohingya in Myanmar, from 1784 to Now (The Wire, September 2017)

Muslims in Arakan (Charney, Michael W. The Stateless, October 2016)

A Lost Population? East India Company and Arkanese 'Refugees' in Chittagong (Sen, Anandaroop. Refugee Watch: A South Asian Journal on Forced Migration 46, 2015)

Rohingya History: Myth and Reality (Nurain Zul, 2009)

A Short History of Rohingya and Kamans of Burma (Ba Tha, M.A Tahir. Kaladan News, September 2007)

A History of Arakan (Past & Present) (Yunus, Md. Chittagong University, 1994)

The Coming of Islam to Arakan (Buthidaung, Ba Tha. The Guardian Magazine, 1961)

Burma 1948 Citizenship Law

Master Aman Ullah (A Rohingya historian)

Unkind Cut. How a media fixation on sexual violence and exploitation harmed the Rohingya (Krishnan, Vidya. The Caravan, February 2020)

As a Rohingya refugee, I see a renaissance of my people's culture in the Bangladesh camps (Ali, Mayyu, The Independent, February 2020)

Once Home, Now a Jungle (Merkel, Allison. The Inmmigrant Story, September 2019)

Analysis: Using the Term 'Rohingya' (The Irrawaddy, August 2019)

Two Sides of the Same Arakanese Coin: 'Rakhine,' 'Rohingya,' and Ethnogenesis as Schismogenesis (Prasse-Freeman, Elliot & Mausert, Kirt. Kyoto University Press, 2019)

Start-up: The Rohingya entrepreneurs seeking out a living in refugee camps (New Humanitarian, April 2019)

Cause of Cultural Protection: Programming for cultural education and revitalization programmes for stateless Rohingya refugees in Cox?s Bazar, Bangladesh; A short account of Rohingya culture (Mostafa Kamal, Zafari Nurul. SSRN, April 2019)

Dignity and the displaced Rohingya in Bangladesh (Holloway, Kerrie & Fan, Lilianne. HPG, August 2018)

Boundaries in Shaping the Rohingya Identity and the Shifting Context of Borderland Politics (Farzana, Kazi Fahmida. University Utara Malaysia, 2015)

The Rohingyas. A short account of their history and culture (Karim, Abdul. Arakan Historical Society, Chittangong, 2000)

The etymology of Arakan, Rohingya and Rakhine (Alam, Md Ashraf. Bangladesh Institute of Arakan Studies, Chittagong, 2000)

Muslims in Arakan. A Brief Study of the Rohingya, a Muslim Racial Group of Arab Descent in Arakan. The Rohingya Poet, Alawal (Buthidaung, Ba Tha. Islamic Review, Woking, 1965)

I am Rohingya (Ali, Mayuu. Book Depository, 2019)

Why No Goodbye? (L Laskin, Pamela. Leapfrog Press, 2019)

The Unexpected Friend: A Rohingya Children's Story (Save the Children, November 2019)

Palonger Hota / Voice of Palong (65 radio shows by and for Rohingya and host communities. DW Akademie, July 2019)

Passing the Microphone to the Rohingya (BRAC, June 2019)

In Myanmar, underground poetry nights build bridges between Rohingya and Burmese writers (Milko, Victoria. PRI, October 2019)

Rohingya poet turn words into art of resistance (Brinham, Natalie. Anadolu Agency, August 2019)

First, they erased our name. A Rohingya speaks (Habiburahman & Ansel, Sophie. Sribe, August 2019)

Rohingya Writing as Activism: A Conversation with Mayyu Ali (World Literature Today, January 2019)

Rohingya Medieval Poetry (Chakraborty, Atindriyo. Counter Currents, June 2018)

Rohingya women voice their rights through theater (Asylum Accessm, November 2017)

Rohingya language: origin, structure and another component (Mohammad Ayaj Uddin. Jahangirnagar University, 2016)

Muslim Poets in the Court of Medieval Arakan (Ullah, Aman. The Stateless, 2016)

A comparative vocabulary of some of the languages spoken in the Burma empire (Buchanan, Francis. SOAS, 2003)

Rohingya-Burmese-Bangla-Englisgh Glossary (Translators without Borders)

The Art Garden Rohingya

Rohingya Language Foundation

Rohingya Online Dictionary

Rohingya unicode font (Arabic script)

Learn Rohingya (free online course)

Rohingya Language and Literacy Project (ILAD, Dallas)

Persecuted But Not Silenced: Rohingya Voices And The Art of Tarana (Ingber, Sasha. Pulitzer Centre, 2019)

Rwdan Cookbook. Recipes and Stories from our kithcen to yours (RWDN, 2019)

Rescuing Rohingya Food (The Food Chain, BBC, February 2019)

In exile in Bangladesh, a bittersweet revival of Rohingya Culture (McPherson, Poppy. Reuters, May 2019)

Rohingya women defy threats in refugee camps to rebuild lives one stitch at a time (Karim, Naidul, Reuters, August 2019)

Illustrations by Rohingya Children Depict Violence No Child Should Ever Have to Face (Global Citizen, August 2018)

Sketching in a Rohingya Refugee camp in Bangladesh (Peterson, Dan. Urban Sketchers, May 2018)

Art and the Rohingya of Kathmandu (Dasgupta, Kurchi. Katmandu Post, September 2017)

Music and artistic artefacts: symbols of Rohingya identity and everyday resistance in borderlands (Farzana, Kazi Fahmida. Austrian Journal of South-East Asian Studies, 2011)

Roewengya Fine Arts (Buthidaung, Ba Tha. The Guardian Magazine, 1961)

Roewengyas in Arakan (Buthidaung, Ba Tha. The Guardian Magazine, 1960)

Rakhine State Cultural Museum (Sittwe)

Sallun (chinlone/cane-ball game)

Boli Khela (Arakan wrestling)

Music in Exile



Wandering without return (Higgins, Olivier and Carrier, Mélanie. 88mins, 2020)

Lost & Found (Einsiedel, Orlando. NatGeo. 22mins, 2019)

Long Period of Persecution (Rahman, Proshoon. ICLDS. 2019)

Exiled (Tulaganova, Shahida. 75mins, 2019))

Radio Rohingya (Gargoullaud, Clément. Al Jazeera. 25mins, 2018)

Human Flow (Weiwei, Ai. 145mins, 2018)

Rohingya History in Chronological order (Rohingya Vision. 5mins, 2018)

Three Times a refugee (UNHCR. 2mins, 2018)

Myanmar Killing Fields. A special investigation into the mass exodus of Rohingya (Wells, Patrick. Frontline/SBS. 50mins, 2018)

Amina, My Sister (Bodenham, Patrick. UNHCR. 20mins, 2017)

Sittwe (Hallacy, Jeanne. 20mins, 2017)

Mother, Daughter, Sister (Hallacy, Jeanne. 27mins, 2017)

Four Days With a Rohingya Family in Exile (Solomon, Ben C. New York Times. 13mins, 2017)

Journey into Hell (Davis, Mark. Four Corners ABC. 45mins, 2015)

United Nations Delegation Visits Burmese refugee camp In Bangladesh (Reuters. 1min, 40secs, 1978)



Kaattu Kadal Athirukal (Mankada, Samad. 120mins, 2020)

The Genocide Survivors (Abdul Khan, Maung. 28mins, 2019)

JonmoBhumee | The Birth Land (Rahman, Proshoon. 2018)

Kraben Rahu / Manta Rayu (Aroonpheng, Phuttiphong. 115mins, 2018)

I Am Rohingya: A Genocide in Four Acts (Zine, Yusuf & Young, Kevin. 84mins, 2018)

Lower Arakan (Jafor Kawal Cultural Society. 28mins, 2018)

The Floating man (Babu, Jobair. 113mins, 2017)

Aqérat / We, The Dead (Yeo, Edmun. 117mins, 2017)

Rohingya er Salasel (Myint, Mr Saw. UNHCR. 10-episode series. 95mins, 2011)

Promise episode 1 & episode 2 (Kabir, Jewel. UNHCR. 15mins, 2010)



Give Me Hope (Swarbrick, Richard. MSF. 2mins, 2020)

Rohingya FA Cup (Tifo Football, 2020)

The Boy & the Tiger (Artolution & BCM. 5mins, 2020)

Quilt of Memory and Hope: Stories of Rohingya Women Survivors (AJAR. 7mins, 2019)

I am Rohingya (Rasool, Zahrafo. AJ Contrast. 8mins, 2018)

Beauty of Rohingya (Ludoc. 2mins, 2018)

Forced to Flee (Rasool, Zahrafor. AJ Contrast. 5mins, 2017)

Exiled To Nowhere-Burma's Rohingya (Constantine, Greg. 7mins, 2017)

Space on Earth (Ogilvy Singapore. BRAC. 3mins, 2017)

Refugee Republic (Submarine Channel, 2012)



A Mandolin in Exile (Anowar Russell, Rafiqul. Liberation War Museum. 57mins, 2020)

Rohingya Cultural Musical Club (Rsong, Osman. Youtube channel)

A Boy Who Can Sing: The Life of a Rohingya Child Refugee (Tulaganova, Shahida. Aljazeera. 1min, November 2019)

Rohingya 'Tarana' Music by Hamid, a refugee from Myanmar in Canada (Music in Exile, May 2018)


Remains from the ashes (Khan, Ahmer. Amnesty International, February 2019)

From independence to now: a photographic timeline of Rohingya erasure (Kamil, Ahmed. Medium. December 2019)

100 Faces of Rohingya (Shafi, Showkat. Al Jazeera, 2018)

Rohingya refugees fish in troubled waters (Kilcoyne, Clodagh. The Guardian, June 2018)

Wearing tradition - Thanaka paste in a Rohingya camp (Kilcoyne, Clodagh. Reuters, April 2018)

'The most important thing I have': Rohingya refugees on what they most value (Sokol, Brian. The Guardian, March 2018)

Letters from Arakan (Chowdhury, Adib. R&K Insider. January 2018)

A wedding provides an occasion for hope in a Rohingya refugee camp (Djurica, Marko. Reuters, December 2017)

Where the Rohingya once lived (Reuters, December 2017)

In Rohingya refugee camp, a wedding is celebrated (Sagolj, Damir. Reuters, December 2017)

Path of persecution (Daniels, William. NatGeo, November 2017)

Desperate Journey (Frayer, Kevin. Time Magazine, October 2017)

Without a Home, and Without Hope (Daniels, William. NatGeo, August 2017)

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh (Renaud, Philippe. 2017)

This is what despair looks like (Barylski, Szymon, Politico. April 2018)

From Fear to Freedom (Vidhyaa. Medium, August 2018)

How the Rohingya escaped (New York Times, December 2017)

Documenting the Rohingya refugee crisis (Frayer, Kevin. The Guardian, October 2017)

The Unwanted: A Haunting look at the Rohingya who escape ethnic cleansing (Broinstein, Paula. The Intercept, October 2017)

Train to Nowhere (Verbruggen, Yola. R&K Insider, November 2016)

Border of Existence (Beale, Chris. R&K Insider, July 2015)

A Wedding and a Funeral (Sganga, Nicole. New York Times, June 2014)

From Myanmar to Nowhere (Omi, Saiful Huq. R&K Insider, November 2012)


No Place on Earth (Brown, Patrick. Panos/PhotoEvidence, 2019)

136, I am Rohingya (Huq Omi, Saiful. 2018)

Exiled to Nowhere: Burma's Rohingya (Constantine, Greg. 2012)

Kutupalong.com (Rahman, Shafiur. 2020)

Burma's Path to Genocide (Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington. July 2020)

The Unwanted: The Rohingya (War Photo Limited, Drunovnik, Croatia. July 2020)

Together: Voices without Borders (Minim Photo Gallery, Taipei. June 2020)

Rohingya (Belfast Exposed, Marh 2020)

Spring Song (Wasif, Munem. Dhaka Art Summit, 2020)

In Search of the Future (Edge Gallery, Dhaka. February 2020)

Wandering: A Rohingya Story (Quebec National Museum of Arts. January 2020) - click here for photos & video

Experience the world's largest refugee camp (Red Cross, Westfield Mall, Stratford. August 2019) - short video here

Time to Act: Rohingya Voices (Canadian Museum for Human Rights. June 2019)

Home (Lakemba Rohingya Women Community in Australia. May 2019)

We are not afraid: We want our stories told (Nobel Women?s Initiative. March 2019)

The Elephant in the Room (Kamruzzaman, Shadhin, April 2018)

Haven is Elsewhere (Kamruzzaman, Shadhin. Dhaka Art Summit, 2017)

IDP Story Cloth. The Rohingya story in Thailand (Siributr, Jakkai. March 2017)

Rohingya Men and Women's Group Art Project (Carlow, Ireland. 2012)

Rohingya Resource Guide (Canada Museum of Human Rights, 2018)

Rohingya Research Bibliography (Leitich Keith A. 2017)

Burma (Myanmar) since the 1988 Uprising: A Select Bibliography (Selth, Andrew. Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University, 2018)

The Bibliography of Burma (Myanmar) Research: The Secondary Literature (Charney, Michael. SOAS, London, 2004)

Bibliography of Burma Studies (Tea Circle, Oxford)

Arakanese/Rakhine/Rohingya history (Burma/Myanmar Library)

Refugees (Imperial War Museum London, 2020?2021)

Arte, Mujer y Memoria: Arpilleras from Chile (MOOLA, 2019-2020)

Rothko in Lampedusa (UNCHCR, Venice Biennale, May-November 2019)

A World on the Move (National Geographic, August 2019)

Crossing Lines, Constructing Home: Displacement and Belonging in Contemporary Art (Harvard Art Museums, September 2019)

When home won't let you stay: Migration through contemporary art (ICA Boston, October 2019)

Intimate Terrains. Representations of a Dissapearing Landscape (Palestinian Museum, 2019)

Breathing through the medium: representations of refugees in contemporary art (Dandelion Journal, September 2018)

Belongings (SBS, Australia, 2018)

Are you ready for the museum of 2030? (Medium, 2018)

Unpacked: Refugees Baggage (Hafez, Mohamad. 2017)

Art, the uncontainable other in contemporary detention camps (Seismopolite 20, Journal of Arts & Politics, 2017)

Migrations (Huddersfield Art Gallery, UK. October 2016)

Refugee art: a way to face up to ugly truths - and possibly change minds (Sebag-Montefiore, Clarissa. The Guardian, 2016)

Citizens and Borders (MoMA, 2016?2017)

Innovation & Refugees (Forced Migration Review, September 2014)

The arts in refugee camps: ten good reasons (Forced Migration Review, July 2013)

Positive energy: A review of the role of artistic activities in refugee camps (Andemicael, Awet. UNHCR, 2011)

Transnational Refugees: The Transformative Role of Art? (O'Neil, Maggie vol. 9, no. 2, Art. 59, May 2008)

Institute for Human Activities (Congo)

MADE 51. Crafted by Refugees

International Institute of Social History

Museum of Material Memory

Sites of Conscience

Migration Museum

Vizualising Palestine

Forensic Architecture

We Are Museums

Kadder Attia